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    Character Education - Book of the Month, 2014-2015

    This is a literacy-based program that will focus on one to two character traits each month throughout the school, K-8.  Many of the traits are 21st Century Skills – empathy, compassion, responsibility and team work.  This will not only build community, but it will also provide staff (and parents) with a common language to build positive character traits in our students.   A picture book was thoughtfully selected for each month’s trait by Jenny Davidson and Mike Anderson.  The book will exemplify the focus trait. Teachers K-8 will read the book aloud and lead a discussion about the importance of character. You are welcome to join in with our character education traits at home! 

    Thank you to the Blaine PTA for funding a book per grade level for every trait.  We are working on additional grant money to hopefully provide every classroom with their own book each month.

    Click HERE to view all of the traits and associated book selections for the 2014-2015 school year.